wanted for questioning

I am wanted for questioning, what now?

We get all kinds of calls about criminal matters both when people are charged and prior to being charged.  When is the best time get a lawyer? As soon as
they want to drop the case

They want to drop the case

When someone is charged with a crime against a victim (such as an assault charge), the victim is an important part of the process, but he or she is not
defending an assault charge

Defending an assault charge in North Carolina

The number of criminal charges someone can be charged with is outstanding. While there are some that are confusing or rare like possession of hummingbird or going armed to the
charges in multiple counties

Criminal charges in multiple counties

State crimes follow the same rules and punishments throughout the state.  In the state of North Carolina, courts are divided into counties and charges occur where the crime is alleged
plea offer

Getting a better plea offer

Once someone has been charged with a crime there are typically only three ways the criminal case can end. Those three ways are a dismissal, a verdict at trial, or
communication with your attorney

Appropriate Communication with your Attorney

You have hired an attorney. Now you are wondering how to communicate with your attorney and his or her law firm. What should you expect? What is appropriate and what
Getting another bond hearing

Getting Another Bond Hearing

When you are charged with a state crime in North Carolina, prior to the resolution of the case you may either be in-custody (in jail) or out of custody (not

Contacting your criminal defense attorney

When someone is charged with a crime, it can be a very scary and stressful time. The first step in the process should be to hire a criminal defense attorney,
warrant for arrest

I have a warrant for arrest, what can I do about it?

A question that we often get from potential clients is “can you clear up a warrant for arrest?”  We always must explain that the answer to that question depends on
guilt by association

Guilt by Association and Acting in Concert

There are old sayings and concepts that we do not know where they originated but they hold some truth to real life. One of those concepts that apply to criminal
elements of a crime

Elements of a Crime

When you are charged with a crime, the charge is usually based on probable cause at the scene of the arrest or through and arrest warrant. Further, in regard to
changing your mind about a plea offer

Changing your Mind about Taking a Plea

Changing your mind about taking a plea – We have often said there are three ways for a criminal case to end. Those three ways are; a dismissal, a trial,
officers did not read you your rights

The officer did not read you your rights

Unfortunately, most of the things the general public knows about Constitutional rights and the criminal justice system comes from television shows or what they “heard” from someone. The problem with
malicious conduct by prisoner

Malicious Conduct by a Prisoner

Malicious conduct by a prisoner – When you are in jail awaiting the resolution of your criminal case, it is best not to talk to anyone about your case –
North Carolina breaking and entering

Breaking and Entering in North Carolina

Breaking or entering into any building without consent can be either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the intent of the of defendant. Generally, if the person commits the
inhaling toxic fumes

Inhaling Toxic Fumes in North Carolina

Believe it or not, inhaling toxic fumes is criminalized in North Carolina. If convicted, this crime is punished as a Class 1 misdemeanor, which carries a maximum possible penalty of
defending a homicide charge

Defending a Homicide Charge

Defending a homicide charge – Having to deal with a criminal charge can be one of the scariest and most stressful things someone can deal with. Arguably, the worse of
suspected of a crime

What to do if I am suspected of a crime

The criminal justice system can be scary, confusing, and stressful. Often, the first step in someone being brought into that system, is them being accused of a crime. The problem
counterfeit substances

Counterfeit Substances in North Carolina

The creation of, sale of, or possession with intent to sell or deliver a counterfeit controlled substance are all crimes in North Carolina. We have broken these crimes down below.
speeding to elude arrest

Speeding to Elude Arrest in North Carolina

Speeding to elude arrest is governed by N.C.G.S. 20-141.5. This crime may be a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances. This crime carries the possibility of jail time,


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